Plastic water bottle floating in ocean
Plastic water bottle floating in ocean
Nurdles, pre-production plastic pellets, wash up on Long Beach
Nurdles, pre-production plastic pellets, wash up on Long Beach
The Algalita “Junk” raft leaves Long Beach on it’s trip to Hawaii
The Algalita “Junk” raft leaves Long Beach on it’s trip to Hawaii
Captain Charles Moore, the man credited for first discovering the plastic soup in the Gyre over 10 years ago, showing plastic samples collected in the North Pacific Gyre
Captain Charles Moore, the man credited for first discovering the plastic soup in the Gyre over 10 years ago, showing plastic samples collected in the North Pacific Gyre
Plastic sample jars and Flying Fish
Plastic sample jars and Flying Fish
Ballona Wetlands and Playa Vista Development
Ballona Wetlands and Playa Vista Development
Ballona Creek during Rain Storm and Normal Water Flow
Ballona Creek during Rain Storm and Normal Water Flow
Shopping cart sits in the middle of Ballona Creek
Shopping cart sits in the middle of Ballona Creek
Helicopter drops water on Sylmar wildfire, Novermber 2008
Helicopter drops water on Sylmar wildfire, Novermber 2008
Extremely low water levels during drought at Millerton Lake near Fresno
Extremely low water levels during drought at Millerton Lake near Fresno
Extremely low water levels during drought at Millerton Lake and Friant Dam
Extremely low water levels during drought at Millerton Lake and Friant Dam
Castaic Lake at 55% of capacity during California drought
Castaic Lake at 55% of capacity during California drought
Low water levels at the San Luis Dam and San Luis Reservoir
Low water levels at the San Luis Dam and San Luis Reservoir
Cracked and dry earth next to fallow crop field in San Joaquin Valley
Cracked and dry earth next to fallow crop field in San Joaquin Valley
Discarded coffee cup at El Matador State Beach
Discarded coffee cup at El Matador State Beach
Egret and trash at Ballona Creek after rainstorm
Egret and trash at Ballona Creek after rainstorm
No Dumping sign at Power plant along Los Cerritos Channel
No Dumping sign at Power plant along Los Cerritos Channel
Heal the bay beach Clean up at Venice Beach
Heal the bay beach Clean up at Venice Beach
March for Water, World Water Day, Los Angeles
March for Water, World Water Day, Los Angeles
Vicki Yorba, 95, shows a photo of her front lawn in better times
Vicki Yorba, 95, shows a photo of her front lawn in better times
Drilling a water well in Tulare County
Drilling a water well in Tulare County
Fallow field, Kern County
Fallow field, Kern County
Rod Cardella stand in fron of the California Aqueduct next to hi
Rod Cardella stand in fron of the California Aqueduct next to hi
Fallow crop fields with dusty road, Fresno County
Fallow crop fields with dusty road, Fresno County
Plastic water bottle floating in ocean
Plastic water bottle floating in ocean
Nurdles, pre-production plastic pellets, wash up on Long Beach
Nurdles, pre-production plastic pellets, wash up on Long Beach
The Algalita “Junk” raft leaves Long Beach on it’s trip to Hawaii
The Algalita “Junk” raft leaves Long Beach on it’s trip to Hawaii
Captain Charles Moore, the man credited for first discovering the plastic soup in the Gyre over 10 years ago, showing plastic samples collected in the North Pacific Gyre
Captain Charles Moore, the man credited for first discovering the plastic soup in the Gyre over 10 years ago, showing plastic samples collected in the North Pacific Gyre
Plastic sample jars and Flying Fish
Plastic sample jars and Flying Fish
Ballona Wetlands and Playa Vista Development
Ballona Wetlands and Playa Vista Development
Ballona Creek during Rain Storm and Normal Water Flow
Ballona Creek during Rain Storm and Normal Water Flow
Shopping cart sits in the middle of Ballona Creek
Shopping cart sits in the middle of Ballona Creek
Helicopter drops water on Sylmar wildfire, Novermber 2008
Helicopter drops water on Sylmar wildfire, Novermber 2008
Extremely low water levels during drought at Millerton Lake near Fresno
Extremely low water levels during drought at Millerton Lake near Fresno
Extremely low water levels during drought at Millerton Lake and Friant Dam
Extremely low water levels during drought at Millerton Lake and Friant Dam
Castaic Lake at 55% of capacity during California drought
Castaic Lake at 55% of capacity during California drought
Low water levels at the San Luis Dam and San Luis Reservoir
Low water levels at the San Luis Dam and San Luis Reservoir
Cracked and dry earth next to fallow crop field in San Joaquin Valley
Cracked and dry earth next to fallow crop field in San Joaquin Valley
Discarded coffee cup at El Matador State Beach
Discarded coffee cup at El Matador State Beach
Egret and trash at Ballona Creek after rainstorm
Egret and trash at Ballona Creek after rainstorm
No Dumping sign at Power plant along Los Cerritos Channel
No Dumping sign at Power plant along Los Cerritos Channel
Heal the bay beach Clean up at Venice Beach
Heal the bay beach Clean up at Venice Beach
March for Water, World Water Day, Los Angeles
March for Water, World Water Day, Los AngelesMarch for Water, World Water Day 2009, in downtown Los Angeles. March 22, 2009. A community march highlighting the local state water crisis that has resulted from a dysfunctional management, and to raise awareness of the plight of the people that are suffering from a global mismanagement of water. Starting at Los Angeles Historic Park, the length of the march is approximately 3 miles, the distance that on average people in other places of the world have to walk to find water to sustain their lives, many marchers will be carrying water vessels on their heads throughout the march in an act of solidarity with others around the world. Community-Based Organizations & Environmental Justice Groups will be marching as well as students of all ages (including 3 elementary schools) from all over the city will have banners representing their schools and their love for water.
Vicki Yorba, 95, shows a photo of her front lawn in better times
Vicki Yorba, 95, shows a photo of her front lawn in better timesVicki Yorba, 95, shows a photo of her front lawn in better times. Like many other residents of East Porterville, a small town at the eastern edge of the Central Valley, Vicki’s well ran dry and now depends on bottled water being delivered by Donna Johnson who since last June has been distributing water to her neighbors in need. Tulare County, California, USA
Drilling a water well in Tulare County
Drilling a water well in Tulare CountyWater well being drilled in Almond orchard. After three years of severe drought and groundwater depletion, a record number of well drilling permits have been granted, Tulare County, San Joaquin Valley, California, USA
Fallow field, Kern County
Fallow field, Kern CountyFarmers are leaving more fields fallow after three years of severe drought. Kern County, San Joaquin Valley, California, USA
Rod Cardella stand in fron of the California Aqueduct next to hi
Rod Cardella stand in fron of the California Aqueduct next to hiRod Cardella stand in fron of the California Aqueduct next to his farm. Rod Cardella runs Cardella Winery, a family business since 1969, which grows almonds, broccoli and other crops as well as grapes. With the high price of water in recent years, Rod has turned to technology and drip irrigation to lower water usage and like many other farmers is planting high value crops such as almonds. Fresno County, San Joaquin Valley, California, USA
Fallow crop fields with dusty road, Fresno County
Fallow crop fields with dusty road, Fresno CountyFallow crop fields with dusty road. Rod Cardella runs Cardella Winery, a family business since 1969, which grows almonds, broccoli and other crops as well as grapes. With the high price of water in recent years, Rod has turned to technology and drip irrigation to lower water usage and like many other farmers is planting high value crops such as almonds. Fresno County, San Joaquin Valley, California, USA
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